Recent Ph.D. graduate, Religion
Krishni Metivier recently received her Ph.D. from Duke University where she studied intersections of religious and racial identities. Across a multitude of projects, she has addressed and supported marginalized communities and offered strategies and insights that facilitate social and institutional growth. Her proposed approach to equity and antiracism in higher education published by Inside Higher Ed has been recommended by the Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the YMCA, and a host of universities and colleges nationwide. Her doctoral research, supported by the AAUW, tackles racial and religious essentialisms impacting both Black Americans and Hindus. As part of the #LoveIsNotTourism movement, she collaboratively addressed the plight of separated binational couples and families garnering global media attention, including from the BBC.